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Kristin Irizarry, 17, of Clarksville, was found dead at a home in Cumberland City on October 14, 2012. An autopsy revealed Kristen died from multiple drug intoxication including ethanol and oxymorphone, also known as Opana. She had no previous prescription drug history.
Agents learned that the night before Kristens death, her mother, 41-year-old Nicole Irizarry, of Dover, gave her oxymorphone to sell. That night Kristen, along with 20-year-old Darius Skelton, 19-year-old Dayzon Skelton, both of Cumber land City, and another juvenile, went to a party and attempted to sell the pills. They returned to Skeltons home and the next morning she was found dead.
Nicole was indicted on one count of second degree murder, one count of aggravated child neglect, one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a child and one count of conspiracy to sell a scheduled drug. Nicole is currently in the Henry County jail on $50,000 bond.
Dayzon and Darius Skelton were each indicted on one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child, one count of conspiracy to sell a scheduled drug and one count of criminally negligent homicide.
The Skeltons were booked into the Stewart County jail on $25,000 bond each.
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Man charged with faking marriage to visit inmate
May 22, 2013 13:32 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Washington County authorities say a man faked a marriage certificate so he could visit a woman held in the Johnson City Detention Facility.
The Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/14QBr9L ) reports investigators discovered the ruse after the May 14 visit by 32-year-old Robert S. Hicks of Elizabethton. Hicks was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal simulation. He was jailed at the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond, pending a court appearance Wednesday.
Information from: Johnson City Press, http://www.johnsoncitypress.com
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